24 hour help-line Counselling and support Training

SASS is a free and confidential support service for southern Tasmanian people of all ages who have been affected by any form of sexual violence. We also provide Redress Scheme Support Services across Tasmania.

Our mission is to work towards achieving a healthier,  safer community in Tasmania, free of sexual harm.

We provide information and support to professionals, and offer a range of training workshops and education sessions throughout Tasmania.

How SASS can support and inform you during the current COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak

In these uncertain times we want to assure you that we are working on ways to stay connected with you and provide support and information during this Coronavirus outbreak. It is a challenging time for us all and it is important that we all stay as healthy, well and supported as we can.

SASS submission: Disability Royal Commission Issues Paper - the Criminal Justice System

SASS welcomed the opportunity to respond to the Disability Royal Commission's issues  paper on the Criminal Justice System. The Issues Paper invited comment on key issues that people with disability face when they come into contact with the criminal justice system.

Joint SASS & WLST submission: Draft Evidence (Children and Special Witnesses) Amendment Bill 2020

SASS and Women's Legal Service Tasmania (WLST) recently submitted a joint submission to the Tasmanian Department of Justice regarding the Draft Evidence (Children and Special Witnesses) Amendment Bill 2020.